Personal information charter

The data the Teaching Regulation Agency hold on teachers, trainee teachers and those who hold a teacher reference number on our records and on the system used to manage teacher misconduct referrals.


The Teaching Regulation Agency, GDPR and your data

GDPR came into effect on 25 May 2018. The Teaching Regulation Agency (TRA) holds data relating to teachers, trainee teachers and those who hold a teacher reference number on our record of teachers and on the system used to manage teacher misconduct referrals. TRA also hold the results for all those who took professional skills tests from 2001 to 2020.

The links to our relevant privacy notices are below along with information about the data we hold and your rights under GDPR.

Our privacy notice for the teacher self-service portal is on the teacher self-service portal.

We hold teacher misconduct information until it is destroyed in line with our data retention policy. We also hold details as required of other relevant parties to an investigation or hearing.